Monthly Archives: December 2012

1670 and Counting

Today is the last SF Gateway publication day for 2012. As the clock runs down on 31st December (as it certainly will, despite what a disappointing number of staggeringly ignorant people might think), the SF Gateway will end the year … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Arthur C. Clarke

Born December 16th, 1917, our Author of the Week, the late, great Sir Arthur C. Clarke would have been 95 last weekend. Sadly, Sir Arthur has been gone these last four years, but his legacy remains. Many of our finest … Continue reading

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A Public Service Announcement for North American Readers

SF Gateway: Now with added list of US & Canadian rights goodness! We receive many emails, forum posts and tweets from readers (for which, by the way, thank you).  Some query the absence of certain authors, others the absence of … Continue reading

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On This Day (26 Years Apart)

Gully Foyle is my name And Terra is my nation. Deep space is my dwelling place, The stars my destination. Ninety-nine years ago, today, Alfred Bester was born. You might recognise the verse above from his stunning SF classic, The … Continue reading

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SF Gateway Author of the Week: Nicola Griffith

There’s an international symmetry about two of our spotlighted authors this week. Pat Cadigan, author of our Editors’ Choice, Patterns, was born in the  United States but now lives in London, and our latest SF Gateway Author of the Week … Continue reading

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Editors’ Choice: Pat Cadigan’s Patterns

  Pat Cadigan should need no introduction to anyone serious about science fiction. She has twice won the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award – in 1992 for Synners, and then again in 1995 for Fools – and has been shortlisted multiple … Continue reading

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The SF Gateway Sale is Live!

A reminder to all fans of classic SF that the SF Gateway end of year sale is now on. With a handful of exceptions (noted in a previous blog piece) all SF Gateway books are currently selling for £2.99 (in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Fandom! 83 Years Old Today!

With thanks, as ever, to the essential Encyclopedia of Science Fiction – whose On This Day function continues to be a source of fascination and inspiration in equal measure – we see that Fandom turns 83 today. Defined by the … Continue reading

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Sir Patrick Moore (1923 – 2012)

All at SF Gateway were saddened to hear of that the legendary astronomer and broadcaster Sir Patrick Moore passed away at the weekend, at the age of 89. Best known as the presenter, for more than half a century, of … Continue reading

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Editors’ Choice: A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg

This week’s Editors’ Choice is Robert Silverberg‘s wonderful A Time of Changes.   In the far future, humanity has spread across the galaxy to worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history … Continue reading

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